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Auction 90  23 Nov 2017
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Lot 76
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Estimate: 600 GBP
Minimum bid: 480 GBP

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Miniatures: A Belgian Military and Diplomatic Interest Miniature Group of 10 with British Volunteer Officer's Decoration and Badge of the Royal Victorian Order, comprising: Belgium, Order of Leopold I, Military Division, badge in silver and enamels, c.1880 (lacking reverse centre); Belgium, Order of the Crown, Gold Palm, set with single diamond above; Belgium, Order of Leopold II, badge in gold, with 4 diamonds in cross and single diamond above; Belgium, Order of the Crown, badge in silver and enamels, with diamonds in arms of cross, single diamond above; Great Britain, Volunteer Officer's Decoration, in silver and gilt; Belgium, Order of the Crown, Gold Medal, crown and ribbons set with diamonds, and single diamond above; Belgium, Order of Leopold, Military Division, gilt, with diamonds in arms of cross, single diamond above; Belgium, Military Decoration, gilt, Albert I monogram reverse, and single diamond above; Belgium, Order of the Crown, Silver Palm, set with single diamond above; Great Britain, Royal Victorian Order, badge in silver gilt and enamels; the group mounted individually by small ring suspensions upon ornate gold bar, in original fitted case, minor enamel wear to single point of the Victorian Order but extremely fine, and a rare combination offering scope for research and potential full attribution (10). It would appear that the above recipient was a senior officer in the Belgian Armed Forces possibly involved in the Duke of Connaught's Visit to Brussels (to represent the King at the Funeral of the King of the Belgians) on 22 December 1909, the Visit to Britain of King Albert I and Queen Elizabeth on 4 July 1921, or during H.M. King George V's visit to Brussels on 13 May 1922.
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